On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, Matthew Parker wrote:
> Hi, folks! Does anybody have any suggestions about a good way to clean
> proteins out of quartz cuvettes? I have used concentrated nitric acid in
> the past, and also 3M HCl/50% ethanol (which doesn't seem to work as
> well, at least in my experience). Is there anything else that works well
> (say, 50% nitric)?
>> In our lab, we fill the cuvette with 2% of RBS(from Pierce,
Inc.), soak it in an ultra sonic cleaner for 15-20 min. This method
works very well even in a very short pathlength cell (50 um).
Hope this helps.
Dept of Biochem and Biophysics
Oregon State University.
saekuayc at ucs.orst.edu